MARK LAWSON: Basquiat (1996) Dir: Julian Schnabel, Carravagio
(1986) Dir: Derek Jarman, Edvard Munch (1976) Dir: Peter Watkins, Frida (2002) Dir: Julie Taymor, Le Mystere Picasso (1956) Dir: Henri-Georges Clouzot, Love Is the Devil: Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon (1998) Dir: John Maybury, Lust For Life (1956) Dir: Vincente Minelli, Pollock (2002) Dir: Ed Harris, Rembrant (1936) Dir: Alexander Korda, Surviving Picasso (1996) Dir: James Ivory, The Agony and the Ecstacy (1965) Dir: Carol Reed, The World of Gilbert & George (1981) Dir: Philip Has, Top Spot (2004) Dir: Tracey Emin, Vincent (1987) Dir: Paul Cox.
Although in the Patient Carravagio
pursues the identity of the English patient like a detective, Ondaatje pursued the identity of his visionary man more like a historian.
Although Gentilesshi was considered a successful follower of Carravagio
, the powerful, monumental, and robust anatomy figures of Judith, her heroine, in many paintings, are more convincing than Carravagio
's, showing excellent knowledge of the female anatomy.
He studied the biblical art that has come before, the good, the bad, and the masters such as Carravagio
, Rembrandt, Durer, and Gustave Dore.
MAC, Cannon Hill Park 0121 440 3838: Saving Private Ryan (15) today 8pm; Carravagio
(18) today 1pm/6pm